Former Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is understanding Friday for the Cleveland Browns, who’re nonetheless sorting via their altering quarterback scenario, an individual aware of the go to informed The Associated Press.
The 38-year-old Flacco might be an possibility for the Browns, who misplaced Deshaun Watson for the season earlier this week with a damaged bone in his proper shoulder.
Flacco is the one QB being labored out Friday on the staff’s facility, stated the one who spoke on situation of anonymity as a result of the membership by no means publicly discloses any participant exercises.
Flacco rallied the New York Jets to an inconceivable comeback win over the Browns final season. He hasn’t been on any roster in 2023, however has saved open the opportunity of returning and Cleveland has a urgent want.
Watson’s damage has threatened to derail a promising season for the Browns (6-3), who’re coming off a last-second win at Baltimore. But Watson received’t be again till 2024 on the earliest, and the Browns need assistance now.
With Watson sidelined, the Browns are beginning rookie Dorian Thompson-Robinson on Sunday towards the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3) with P.J. Walker as his backup. Thompson-Robinson threw three interceptions in his solely begin towards the Ravens on Oct. 1.
Earlier this week, Browns normal supervisor Andrew Berry stated the staff will add a 3rd QB, however didn’t specify if it might be to the energetic roster or follow squad.
Flacco was named Super Bowl MVP in February 2013 after main the Ravens to a 34-31 win over San Francisco. He accomplished 22 of 33 passes for 287 yards and three touchdowns.
The 6-foot-6 QB has handed for 42,320 yards and gone 99-81 as a starter in 180 profession NFL begins. He performed 11 seasons for the Ravens, three with the Jets and one in Denver.
Flacco had a few of his finest success towards the Browns, going 18-3 with 31 TD passes.